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2020

August 2020: Changing Times

August 2020
  • November 2020 Conference Cancelled
  • Member Needs Survey
  • Board Equity Learning Reflection
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July 2020: AODA (Vaping)

July 2020
  • Special Announcement: Summer Academy Moves to Online Only
  • Feature Article – Teen Vaping: Is It Just a Bunch of Smoke?
  • DPI Proposed Changes to PI 34 Update
  • Special Announcement: WSCPAR Submission Suspended Temporarily
  • Sectional Presenters Needed! Submission Deadline Extended to July 12th!
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June 2020: Special Edition - Racial Justice

June 2020
  • Messages of Commitment to Racial Equity and Social Justice from the WSCA Board and Executive Director
  • New Racial Equity Webpage on wscaweb.org
  • Feature Article - Equity – Prioritizing Personhood
  • Special Feature - Doing the Work to Support My Students of Color
  • WSCA's Counselors of Color Special Interest Group
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May 2020: Self Care and Summer Growth

May 2020
  • Reflecting on Self-Care & Social Justice
  • Self-Care: Through the Lens of the Wellness Wheel
  • Advocacy Update Briefing
  • Preconference Details Now Available!
  • Professional Recognition Highlights - School Counselor of the Year & School Counseling Team Awards
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April 2020: Mental Health

April 2020
  • Living through a Future Chapter in a History Book
  • Teens & Trauma, A Need for Understanding
  • NEW- Counselor COVID 19 Website
  • 2020-2021 Conference Registration Opens
  • Professional Recognition & Scholarship Winner Highlights
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March 2020: Supporting Students and Families in times of uncertainity

March 2020
  • Counseling Students in Times of Uncertainity
  • WSCA Office Updates
  • COVID 19 Resources
  • Leadership - More than a title
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February 2020: Academic and Career Planning

February 2020
  • Connections: Together Towards Tomorrow
  • Equity and the Populations We Serve
  • 2020-2021 Board Slate
  • WSCA High School Xello/Method Test Prep Scholarship Winners
  • WSCA School Counselor of the Year Nominees
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January 2020: Student Anxiety

January 2020
  • Anxious Behaviors - How to Help Students and Parents
  • Conference Sectionals, Keynote Introduction Video & More!
  • Educators Credit Union Scholarship
  • Afternoon On the Hill
  • WSCPAR Winners
  • NSCW - Resources and Webinar
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2019

December 2019: Time Sensitive Information & Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

December 2019
  • Important Deadlines: Conference Scholarship, Board Application, Professional Recognition, etc..
  • Message from DPI: Implementing SEL- Do No Harm
  • Special Feature: Childrens' Wisconsin Supports SEL in Schools
  • Feature Article: MLSS for Social Emotional Concerns
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November 2019: Equity

November 2019
  • Feature Article: Equity- Prioritizing Personhood
  • What do the ASCA ethics say about equity?
  • FAFSA Student Level Data Survey Request
  • Equitible Career Development starts in elementary school
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October 2019: Ethics

October 2019
  • ASCA Ethical Standards and the ASCA Model
  • Annual END's monitoring Report
  • Ready to Practice Your Leadership Skills on the WSCA Board?
  • Navigating Ethical Dilemma's
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September 2019: Creative School Counseling

September 2019
  • A Message from DPI: Back to School 2019
  • BreakoutEDU for counselors
  • Preconference Sessions Announced
  • College Goal Wisconsin - FAFSA Completion
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July/August 2019: Transition

July/August 2019
  • New WSCA Office and Staff
  • WSCA Board Updates
  • ASCA Model Journey
  • WSCPAR Changes
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June 2019: Evidence Based Practices

June 2019
  • Reflecting on 2018-19
  • Evidence Based Counseling Practices
  • Special Summer Academy Member Pricing!
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May 2019: Tips from the Field~ Managing Behavior

May 2019
  • Title IX the Cliff Notes®
  • Saying Yes to Yourself
  • Classroom Management - The School Counselor Top 10 List
  • Last Call: 2019-2020 Preconference Workshop Proposals Due!
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April: Advocacy in the Field: School Counselor Role

April 2019
  • Stand  up for your Program Resources
  • Summer Academy- Special MEMBER Promotion
  • Action needed: Wisconsin Budget & DPI Perkins Survey
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March: Social Emotional Learning

March 2019
  • Helping Homeless Students Succeed
  • Social Emotional Learning, One District’s Journey
  • FAFSA Student Level Data - WISEdash for Districts
  • Legislative Update - Action Needed: BUDGET Update
  • 2019-2020 Call for Preconference and Conference Presenters!
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February: Equity in College and Career Planning

February 2019
  • Alumni Speak: What I needed from my School Counselor
  • Celebrating NSCW
  • FREE Career and College Planning Resources
  • DPI - Mental Health Funding Public Input
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January: A Trauma Informed Approach to Challenging Behaviors

January 2019
  • Seeing Students Through a Trauma Informed Lens
  • National School Counseling Week
  • WSCA Board of Directors Election Slate
  • Power of Hope: WSCA Conference
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2018

December: Self Care

December: Self-Care
  • Time to Recharge
  • Stress & Self Care Resources
  • Conference Sectionals Released!
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November: School Counselor: Role in School Safety

November 2018
  • School Counselor: Role in School Safety
  • WI Technical College Survey
  • WSCA's Got Talent
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October: School Counselor Advocacy Resource

October 2018
  • School Counselor Advocacy Resource
  • Help Us Help You
  • Great Lakes Summer Melt Texting Program
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September: A Flashlight is the Tool for Data

September 2018
  • A “Flashlight” is the Answer to Data Collection
  • Advocacy Alert!
  • FAFSA Completion Webinar
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August: Keys to Collaboration

August 2018
  • Keys to Collaboration: Teaming Up with Teachers and Integrating Mindfulness
  • ESSA Funding Update
  • Digital Equity - Internet Discount Finder
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July: Recharge Your Own Practice

July 2018
  • Recharge Your Own Practice: Professional Development That Has Made All the Difference
  • Social Emotional Learning Resources
  • Legislative Update
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June: Making the Most of Summer

June 2018
  • A Summer Reading List for School Counselors
  • Legislative Update
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May: Review Your Program’s Effectiveness

May 2018
  • Preparing to Review Your Program’s Effectiveness
  • Legislative Update
  • Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding Dates (shared from WiRSA)
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April: Supporting College and Career Success

April 2018
  • Joint Board Chair and DPI Consultant Message
  • Counselors Supporting Student Success: RUSD’s Approach to Career Academies
  • Reflections on Afternoon on the Hill
  • 2018 Career Cruising (Xello) & Method Test Prep High School Scholarship Winners
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March: Motivation and Success: How SC’s Support Student Achievement

March 2018
  • Membership Promo
  • Motivation & Success: School Counselors Support Student Achievement
  • Legislative Update
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February: Being Present with Mindfulness

February 2018
  • Early College Credit Program
  • Mindfulness Practices for Emotional Regulation
  • WSCA Leadership Development Program
  • Xello and Method Test Prep High School Senior Scholarship Award Winners
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January: WSCA Conference

January 2018
  • Board of Directors Elections
  • Advocacy Updates
  • Elementary-Age Self Regulation Tools
  • WSCPAR Program of Promise Award Winners
  • Conference Information - Requesting funds to attend conference
  • Committee Updates
  • WSCA Leaders Spotlight
  • Graduate Student Newsletter
  • Counselink Newsletter
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2017

Social Media Standards for Success

December 2017
  • To PD or Not to PD
  • Reflections on 2017
  • Login to the New Website
  • Recommendations for a Summer Melt Texting Program
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Walk the Equity Talk

October 2017
  • Agents of Opportunity
  • Board Chair Message: Are You Coming On Board?
  • Completing a WSCPAR
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September 2017
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Organization and Time Management Hacks for Back to School

August 2017
  • Organizing Professional Development for 2017-2018
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Career Counseling K-12

July 2017
  • Many Thanks and Upcoming Changes!
  • Career and the Elementary School Counselor: Building the Blocks for Future Career Exploration
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Mindfulness

February 2017
  • Assistant Board Chair Message - Board Directors Candidate Slate
  • DPI School Counseling Update - Winter 2017
  • Mindfulness Interventions in Schools
  • Incorporating Mindfulness into the Classroom: a Personal "How-to"
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Welcome Back - We Missed You

January 2017
  • Executive Director Message - School Counselors - Answering the Call to be Leaders
  • Assistant Board Chair Message - WSCA Elections
  • Transitioning Back to School After a Long Absence
  • Results Data for the High School Counselor: Student Post-Secondary Enrollment and Retention Webinar
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2016

The Use of Social Media for Professional Development

December 2016
  • Board Chair Message - How We Respond Makes a Big Difference
  • DPI Corner - Keep Your Eyes on the Horizon
  • Using Social Media for Professional Development
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